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« on: March 08, 2006, 04:59:49 am »
Here is my mod of my zaurus! It has a external antenna plug and extra 10000mAh battery for long lasting.  
Here is some pics.

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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2006, 08:45:34 pm »
What wireless card are you using in that picture?
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2006, 08:49:42 pm »
Nice!  Did you build your own battery pack?  What batteries did you use?
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2006, 06:20:13 am »
I moded my WCF-12, Then I builded a battery with antenna mount together. With 4 x Sanyo 2500mah Rechargable Battery. The battery life last for a long time. The main problem is the antenna is not really good. I will get a good one later.

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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2006, 08:41:02 pm »
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I moded my WCF-12, Then I builded a battery with antenna mount together. With 4 x Sanyo 2500mah Rechargable Battery. The battery life last for a long time. The main problem is the antenna is not really good. I will get a good one later.
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How did you modify the WCF-12?
Did you have instructions? I am interested in doing a similar modification, but I don't know where to start.
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2006, 02:23:20 pm »
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Here is my mod of my zaurus! It has a external antenna plug and extra 10000mAh battery for long lasting.  
Here is some pics.
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Christ!..

Is that a secuity tool in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?..

Being incognito with that, must be painful.

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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2006, 05:09:28 am »
can you run your cf wifi now without the antenna ?? (using internal)


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Here is some pics.
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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2006, 02:26:00 am »
yes it can run without the antenna, but the signal is not good. Coz I broke the internal antenna.   Luckly, it still works. However the signal drop to 50%.
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can you run your cf wifi now without the antenna ?? (using internal)


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Here is my mod of my zaurus! It has a external antenna plug and extra 10000mAh battery for long lasting.  
Here is some pics.
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2006, 08:13:41 am »
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yes it can run without the antenna, but the signal is not good. Coz I broke the internal antenna.   Luckly, it still works. However the signal drop to 50%.

yeah that's somewhat amazing that its picking up signal with the pcb track and circuitry !
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2006, 03:51:02 pm »
Hey what are the details on that battery......im interested in either making one or buying one from you

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« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2006, 08:15:00 pm »
Extra battery?

Ok I found this thing laying around, and was wondering if it would work if I get some rechargables and put them in.  Dont want to fry anything!!!

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« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2006, 11:48:49 pm »
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Extra battery?

Ok I found this thing laying around, and was wondering if it would work if I get some rechargables and put them in.  Dont want to fry anything!!!

http://babyjesuscryswhenyouspam.us/z/
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I'd be careful with that, if I were you.  The Z is expecting regulated 5VDC, IIRC.  You're using regular alkaline cells at 1.5V per cell: 1.5 X 4 = 6V.  

I've been thinking about building a battery pack, but I was planning to throw in some sort of voltage regulator circuit.  Actually, I was just checking out Digi-Key a couple days ago to see what kind of battery holders they have.  I still need to figure out what would be my best option for a voltage regulator... I don't have a lot of experience with electronics.  Maybe one of the electronics hackers could offer up a suggestion for that.
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« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2006, 09:34:38 am »
careful, the common 7805 dosnt provide regulation at around 6v or less, look for a low drop out regulator (try maxim and get a free product sample)

i am more than happy to help you out as long as you can solder
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« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2006, 05:00:57 pm »
Right see if i use MiMh @ 1.2V would that work

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« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2006, 08:27:45 pm »
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careful, the common 7805 dosnt provide regulation at around 6v or less, look for a low drop out regulator (try maxim and get a free product sample)

i am more than happy to help you out as long as you can solder
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I can do the soldering.  I just never actually studied electronics and I'm not familiar with the different IC options out there.  I end up spending so much time reviewing spec sheets and "decrypting" them that I tend to put a project down and it just gathers dust.

I figured I'd do a little research and then wire up a breadboard to do some testing before I actually plugged anything into the Z.  I guess that means I'd have to figure out what kind of load to simulate, too.  Don't know the typical current that the Z draws.

If you're willing to offer up some ideas or direction, I'm all ears.  Maxim is an electronics supplier, I assume?  I'm more familiar with the magazine, myself.
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